In this strain, with an occasional glass of ale, by way of parenthesis, when the coach changed horses, did the stranger proceed, until they reached Rochester bridge, by which time the note-books
, both of Mr.
He took out his note-book, opened it, shut it, dropped it into his hat, which was beside him on the desk, and looked in at it as it lay at the bottom of the hat: all with a great appearance of consideration.
With those prongs of hair sticking up all over his head, and his breath coming and going very hard and short, the busy Pancks fell back a step (in Tug metaphor, took half a turn astern) as if to show his dingy hull complete, then forged a-head again, and directed his quick glance by turns into his hat where his note-book was, and into Clennam's face.
It was with almost childish joy that I made a little circle in my note-book
and traced the word Greenwich beside it.
The next item which I find in my note-book
is this one:
But your first one is rather a good title," she added, looking at Irais and drawing out her note-book.
We knew what we did call him, and were afraid Minora would in time ferret it out and enter it in her note-book.
He held his open note-book
upon his knee, and from time to time he jotted down figures and memoranda in the light of his pocket-lantern.
Fifth, I was a traveller and a writer, eager to see things and to gather material into my note-books